With the trial of William Boehm on the horizon, attorney Paul Lesko looks at what recent court filings could mean for both the defendant and the prosecution. Boehm is accused of committing fraud with Mastro Auctions.
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The trial is going forward. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at the release of the trial schedule in the lawsuit between Beckett and The Card Collector and what it means for the case.
With the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in the books, here are the biggest highlights and observations from a first-time attendee.
Get a detailed look at the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention guide. Includes autograph signers, schedule, promo card details and much more.
Beckett has responded to counterclaims raised by COMC in an on-going lawsuit over pricing data. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the response and shares whether he thinks it helps or hurts Beckett’s case.
The end is finally near for the Topps vs. Heath Mark Gertridge dispute about the Knockout name. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.
The makers of The Card Collector are fighting a lawsuit brought against them by Beckett, who alleged the software maker stole Beckett’s pricing data. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.
With the Washington Redskins having their trademark revoked, does it mean open season on unlicensed cards and collectibles? Absolutely not. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at the reasons why.
A trademark dispute between Topps and another company over the term “Knockout” could be inching closer to an amicable resolution. Attorney Paul Lesko details why.
Wizards, Magic and Hex — they’re all at the center of a new hobby lawsuit in which WOTC alleges that Cryptozoic’s Hex infringes on their Magic the Gathering game. Attorney Paul Lesko has the info, analysis and court documents.
A lawsuit involving Beckett Media two years in the making is finally ready to start. Beckett is one defendant in the case that also involves a company named Trilegiant that allegedly charged unauthorized membership fees. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks the case down and offers his analysis.
Topps’ battle for a trademark on Huddle, the name of their football app, continues. It now faces possible opposition from British retailer Tesco. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.
Attorney Paul Lesko looks at why Topps is trying to get a trademark for “Knockouts and Tapouts” nixed and how it fits into their UFC plans.
Facing opposition from Upper Deck, Panini has dropped their trademark application for Masks. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and what it means for the hobby.
Beckett has filed two more lawsuits against websites for allegedly scraping price guide and checklist data. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.
Panini’s trademark applications for Preferred and Classics have been rejected. Find out why this might be and what it means for the hobby.
The battle over political trading cards between Upper Deck and Executive continues with both sides filing important court documents.
COMC has responded to Beckett’s lawsuit against them with a suit of their own. COMC is alleging a breach of contract for Beckett terminating a licensing agreement between the two.